Desperate Hours (1990)

R  |   |  Action, Crime, Drama

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An escaped con, on the run from the law, moves into a married couple's house and takes over their lives.


  • Mickey Rourke in Desperate Hours (1990)
  • Anthony Hopkins and Mimi Rogers in Desperate Hours (1990)
  • Mickey Rourke and Kelly Lynch in Desperate Hours (1990)
  • Elias Koteas and Kelly Lynch in Desperate Hours (1990)
  • Michael Cimino in Desperate Hours (1990)

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Joseph Hayes, the film's source novelist and playwright of the 1954 novel and 1955 play, also wrote the screenplay for The Desperate Hours (1955), and also co-wrote the script for this version. Hayes won an Edgar Award from the Mystery Writers of America for Best Motion Picture ... ...


Tim Cornell: You never trusted me before. You have to trust me now.
Michael Bosworth: I blow her head off, Timmy.


Plot Summary


Action | Crime | Drama | Thriller


Release Date:

5 October 1990



Country of Origin


Box Office


$18,000,000 (estimated)


$2,742,912 (USA)

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